Retire Overseas Conference Orlando 27th / 30th of August

Conference Live and Invest Overseas – 
Orlando 27th / 30th of August 2017

This year ARP will participate to the annual conference of Live and Invest Overseas in Orlando, Florida. More info.

Habitable country house with land and olive grove, Molise.

Country house of 190 sqm, surrounded by 1 hectare of olive grove. Poggio Sannita, Molise, Italy.

Country house of 190 sqm, surrounded by 1 hectare of olive grove. Poggio Sannita. 70.000 €. View Property.

Restored 200 year old stone 132 sqm villa close to Palmoli, Italy.

Restored 200 year old stone 132 sqm villa surrounded by one hectare of land close to Palmoli, Abruzzo.

Beautiful restored old stone villa with one hectare of land, four bedrooms and four bathrooms. 185.000 €. View Property.

Beautiful villa with sea view. Montenero di Bisaccia. Molise.

Beautiful villa with breath-taking view of the Adriatic sea, Majella mountain and rolling hills. Molise, Italy.

Beautiful villa. 370 sqm of habitable space surrounded by 1.500 sqm garden. 350.000 €. View Property.

Life in Abruzzo. Events and Traditions.

This blog promotes life style in Abruzzo and Molise regions. Events, festivals, traditions and many others interesting, funny and useful tips about Abruzzo and Molise.

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From Iceland to Abruzzo: Why I bought a house in Colledimezzo?

 Our real estate agent Monia asked us if she could blog about us and the house on the hill in the little fairy village of Colledimezzo.

Of course it is our pleasure to share with everyone our experience of how it is to have one foot in Italy and one in Iceland. In our opinion Abruzzo is "a slice of heaven", we just love it!

We love the wonderful villages and the breathtaking views, the friendly people and their healthy attitude to life. The fresh and tasty food, its absurdly good. The lovely clean beaches that are not to crowded plus of course that which is most important for us Icelanders the good weather.

The first word you learn in Italy is "con calma" or slow down, in the beginning that was very difficult for two over stressed Icelanders!

We probably looked like mental patients to the villagers when we run up and down all the infinitely many steps from the house up to the bar many times a day even during the hottest hours of the day when no one was outside, to check out our e-mail and facebook status (the only internet connection is at the bar). In between painting doors, windows, walls and of course all the endless cleaning.

It's a good thing that I can speak Italian so that our dear neighbors, could tell us often enough to calm down, for us to actually learn to relax more and enjoy the moment.

When we first started looking for a summer house in Italy, I was very negative to search for a house in Abruzzo, the only thing I wanted to view was Toscana and preferably Florence. I accepted to go to Central Italy and see the villages just to please my husband.

I am very glad that I did !!

The first time we came to Colledimezzo it was raging rain through the whole time. Monia showed us the house that was going to be our summer house.

I strongly disliked it, I told my husband I will never go back to this house! I just don’t like it... luckily he did not listened to me, and took lots of photographs for me to view when we got home. Needless to say I fell completely in love with the house and the village.

Here below some photos of the house before, during and after the restoration works:

BEFORE:


DURING WORKS:


AFTER THE WORKS:

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Dairy La Fonte Nuova, traditional cheese from Casacalenda in Molise region

Scamorza Cheese      Truffle Cheese      Primosale Cheese

 Brave man Mr Giovanni Nomaro; In 2000 he decided to start a dairy in Casacalenda, in Molise region. His dream was to produce fresh cheese, mainly pasta filata cheese, “spun paste”, like mozzarella, although Molise had not any tradition of mozzarella making...

Cheese with Truffle Fresh Cheese Caciocavallo Cheese

Since then, the dairy has started to collect prizes and rewards in Italy and abroad, the walls of Giovanni's shop are now filled with prizes won by his dairy products, all produced with the highest quality standards.

Cheese factory in Molise Dairy Factory Molise La Fonte Nuova Dairy in Molise

The cheese is produced only with fresh local milk, the milk used is raw in order to confer unique flavors to the dairies. Giovanni’s cheese is the result of his region, his land, genuine and natural without any type of preservative.

Mature Cheese Scamorza Cheese Chilly Cheese Spun Paste Cheese
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 A unique elegant property, a large historic palace of over 500 sqm, located in the historic centre of Colledimezzo. The palace has been built over 200 years ago; it used to be the local doctor's house and small private clinic.

Historic Palace in Colledimezzo, Abruzzo region, ItalyHistoric Palace - Room with frescos in Abruzzo, Italy

This charming and characterful property has belonged to the same family for over 200 years and now it is on the market for just 300.000,00 euro.

Sitting Room - Historic Palace in Colledimezzo, ItalyDining Room - Historic Palace in Colledimezzo, Italy

The roof of the entire building has been recently rebuilt and is completely new. The structure is in perfect conditions, no cracks, no signs of dump.

Historic Palace - Room with frescos in Abruzzo, ItalyHistoric Palace in Abruzzo, Italy

The palace is composed by four floors. On the ground floor we find a large foyer, a kitchen, a large living room with terrace, two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a large office. All the rooms avails of original tiles, oak doors, vaulted ceilings. From the foyer, an imposing staircase takes natural lights from the characteristic top cupola finely decorated with frescos. The staircase takes to the first floor were we find a large sitting area, a living room, three double bedrooms and a bathroom. All the rooms have frescos decorations on the ceilings, original tiles and beautiful character details. On the semi basement floor there are five rooms with exposed stone and vaulted ceilings, these rooms can be converted into habitable space because avail of windows and beautiful views. The basement floor was used as a cellar, storage rooms and wine cellar. This floor does not avail of natural light. The palace needs light internal cosmetic works and it has to be re-wired.

Roof detail - Historic Palace in Colledimezzo, ItalyPanoramic view - Historic Palace in Colledimezzo, Italy

A very unique opportunity to buy a dream property.

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Добавлено : Дата: в разделе: Recipes from Abruzzo and Molise

Recipe of Cicerchiata

Cicerchiata, typical sweet from Abruzzo and Molise regions in Italy


INGREDIENTS
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For four "Cicerchiata"

  • 2 eggs

  • 3 spoons of powdered sugar

  • 150-200 g of flour

  • 200 g of honey

  • 4 spoons of olive oil

  • confetti or praline to decorate

Preparation of "Cicerchiata"

Mix the eggs, the sugar, the four spoons of olive oil, the flour. Add the flour gently allowing to mix with the other ingredients. Mix until you reach a smooth and consistent dough. Leave the dough to rest for 30 minutes covering it with a tea towel.

Mix until you reach a smooth and consistent dough

After 30 minutes, make several tiny sticks with the dough.

Make several tiny sticks with the dough

Cut the sticks in small pieces the size of a bean.

Cut the sticks in small pieces

Put some oil in a fry pan and wait until the oil is very hot. Then fry the little beans made from the dough. When the fritters are ready, drain them from the oil with a perforated spoon. Put the fritters in a plate with blotting paper.

Fry the little beans made from the dough

Now put the honey in a wok and warm it up until it gets liquid. When it is warm and liquid, put the fritters into the honey and mix. All the fritters have to be completely immersed into the honey.

Put the fritters into the honey and mix

Now put the fritters into a plate and give them a shape (ring shape, pyramid, cupcake,...). Decorate with the praline or small confetti.

Wreath of fried sweet pasta dough balls slathered in hot honey and almonds
Typical Christmas or Carnival sweet in central Italy
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